Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Pure Wit is a traditional Belgian-style wheat beer made with coriander, orange peel and a bit of oats. Its a beer that opens up significantly upon warming with floral aromatics providing a nice contrast to the straightforward grainy flavors. The overall character is distinctly tart and dry, similar to a champagne.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 28, 2012
750ml bottle. Pours a clear straw yellow with a huge fluffy white head that shows decent lacing. There is a steady stream of bubbles streaming from the bottom. Sweet wheat aromas with some light lemony citrus and hints of orange zest and coriander. Taste has some standard grains supporting the sweet wheat flavors and a dry lemony citrus finish. Mouthfeel is lively and effervescent, dry and crisp. This is a great wit and seriously drinkable. I could definitely drink this all day on a summer afternoon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwyerpg (5922) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Smells a bit of wheat, looks quite good. This is somewhat champagne like but a bit too wheaty for my tastes. Decent but not worth a ten spot to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (3407) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Nice wit beer. Pours a wierd egg yolk looking pale white color. Taste is very fresh and refreshing with nice citrus and spice notes with orange zest and coriander. Dry and clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (15778) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with white head. Nose/taste of orange peel, flaked oats, coriander, banana, florals and clove. Dry barley, grain and banana finish. Light tartness. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (5831) - Arizona, USA - JUN 17, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2012 Pure wit is cool. Strong spice and clove flavors. Huge lacing. Nice Belgian saison wheat flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2688) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 11, 2012
Tasted on 5/11/12 from a capped 750mL bottle brought to me and shared by my friend Chris, thanks Chris. Pours hazy yellow with a thick white head that slowly recedes to thin lace. The nose is cereal and bread malt with sweet orange peel and the traditional aroma of coriander. The flavor is creamy cereal and oats with some bread, the orange peel comes out more bitter than on the nose, with a nice hit of coriander. The body is fairly full with average carbonation and a long spiced orange peel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 18, 2012
In short: A spicy witbier with a relatively strong tartness. Above average for the style
How: Bottle 750ml. Consumed approximately 2 months after purchase. Bottle forwarded to me by mcberko, thanks a lot Matt
The look: Moderately cloudy blonde body topped by a short lived white head
In long: Nose is very wheaty with usual coriander, some orange peels and perfumed notes that fresh wild flowers. Taste is again very wheaty and with a much stronger tartness than in most Belgian wits. Also spiciness, mangos, coriander, doughy yeast, orange peels and flowers. Also tiny bit of dusty attic giving the beer a subtle rustic character. The body felt very light and the carbonation was a little too soft. But I enjoyed the fun tartness and the flowers sensation. A good witbier, but really not mindblowing. This Pure Wit wasnt bad, but a better example of pure wit would be if a cop pulls you over and says "Papers" and you answer "Scissors" and drive away.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3978) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 15, 2012
Hazy pale, cloudy yellow body topped y rich, fluffy crown. Feint coriander and very wheaty nose accompanied by barnyard presence. Farmousey, tangy wheat flavor with a sourish wheat finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lagerboy (2114) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 5, 2012
Unclear golden yellow, sparse white head. Light citrus wheaty yeasty aroma. Lemon zest dominates the taste, some spice, not much else. Light bodied, tart and highly carbed. Clean acidic finish. LF (Lagerboy Friendly)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jethrodium (366) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 30, 2012
On tap at Beer Revolution. Pours a cloudy yellow with a small white head that has good retention and leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma is wheat, some lactic acid, orange peel, and a bit of lemon. The taste is tart with a little bit of initial sweetness. There is some lemon, orange peel, a bit of pepper, and some wheat. The finish is tart and a quite dry. Light bodied with low carbonation. This was quite enjoyable. I dont think it is quite to style, but a pretty enjoyable beer. 7u..3.u7..4.15

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